Cooking and salad oils could lubricate machinery, such as cars and
boats, according to Penn State chemical engineers. Tests found that when
blended with an additive developed at Penn State, some vegetable oils
perform as well as or better than commercial oils.
On February 22, 1989, Barbara Jo Rubin became the first female jockey to
win a horse race. She rode Cohesian to victory at Charlestown Racetrack
in West Virginia. The first woman to ride in the Kentucky Derby was
Diane Crump on May 2, 1970.